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Funny shrine

It was my first time that I saw this kind of shrine. That is Kaeru shrine, the god of which is a... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
kimitakas
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Taichung, Taiwan
Weird shrine with sacred "Gero" green frog

This shrine is unique with its sacred stone frog for worshipping. When I tossed the coins and... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2017
jajavalB
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Nov 2, 2017
“Weird shrine with sacred "Gero" green frog”
Jun 23, 2016
“Funny shrine”
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Yunoshima, Gero 下呂市湯ノ島, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

This shrine is unique with its sacred stone frog for worshipping. When I tossed the coins and ringed the bell, there was echo of Japanses blessings which I didn't understand the meaning . It's on the street uphill near public foot spa. It made big...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2016

It was my first time that I saw this kind of shrine. That is Kaeru shrine, the god of which is a frog (Kaeru in Japanese). Kaeru in Japanese also means "come back", and it hints that you can come back again to Gero when...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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